Finn on the left and Haylee on the right, give riders a farm tour.
Horses that don’t match in color used to be called a Boston Match, the term originating in Boston when describing the Boston Fire Horses that were unmatched in color.
Levi is a North American Spotted Draft. He is a Percheron & Shire cross, with a little bit of riding horse mixed in. He is 16.2 hands tall and weighs about 1800 lbs.
Haylee is a Brabant (European Belgian)- American Belgian cross. She stands 17.2 hands high and weighs about 2300 lbs. Haylee and her brothers Fergus and Finn, are a color called Blue Roan which is a mixture of black and white hairs mixed together giving them a blue or grayish coloration. They have black “points”- Ears, nose, mane, tail and legs. Their winter hair coat is very dark, almost charcoal and as they shed in the spring, they become very light ashy gray with black points. (see disking photo above)
Fergus and Finn are Brabant-American Belgian cross half-brothers. They stand about 17 hands and weigh about 1900 lbs. Their harness training is complete and they have been actively working all summer long into the current sleigh season.
Little sister Hannah is a Brabant- American Belgian cross. She is much shorter at 15.2 hands, but weighs about 1700 lbs. She has much more growing to do.
Here’s Roscoe, our Pony-Horse Mascot. His job for now, is to be a companion horse and playmate.